Graduation Information

  • The graduation ceremony for the Class of 2010 is scheduled for June 9, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.  The ceremony will be held at Biemesderfer Stadium on the campus of Millersville University.  In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in the East gym of Penn Manor High School, with overflow seating in the auditorium and cafeteria.
  • Each student will be given ten tickets for the ceremony.  All of the tickets may be used if the ceremony is outside.  In the event that the ceremony is held inside, five blue tickets will be used to gain admission into the East gym and five yellow tickets will be used for overflow seating.
  • Graduates are required to attend practice on Monday, June 7 at 8:00 a.m. and Tuesday, June 8 at 8:00 a.m.  If a student does not attend a practice he or she is jeopardizing the opportunity of participating in the graduation ceremony.
  • Graduates are required to be in the designated dressing area by 6:00 p.m. on June 9, 2010.
  • Parking is limited on the campus of Penn Manor High School and Millersville University.  We request that families minimize the number of automobiles that are used when coming to the ceremony.  Please plan to arrive early.
  • The following are the requirements for dress for students participating in the ceremony:
  • girls must wear dresses that do not stick out above the neckline of the gown, dresses should not be longer than knee length so as not to stick out below hem of gown, dark dress shoes – NO HEELS, no sneakers
  • boys must wear long dress pants, dress shirt and tie, dark dress shoes and socks, no sneakers
  • The graduation ceremony is a formal ceremony.  While it is a time of celebration of the students’ accomplishments, we do ask that everyone in attendance conduct themselves in an appropriate manner that will not detract from the ceremony or cause any student to have his or her moment of recognition be interrupted.  We do ask those in attendance to remain in attendance for the entire ceremony.
  • Handicapped seating is available on a limited basis for those who are unable to navigate the bleachers in the stadium or gymnasium.  To arrange for this seating, the principal needs to be contacted.  Handicapped seating is limited to the handicapped person and one other family member.